Mayan ruins on a beautiful beach in the Yucatan Peninsula

Western Caribbean Cruises

Everything from ancient Mayan ruins to eco-adventures and gorgeous beaches

Beyond its beautiful beaches and deep within the tropical jungle, you'll find jaw-dropping ruins left behind by the ancient Maya that rival those of the ancient Romans and Egyptians. Named one of the top travel destinations by USA TODAY, intriguing discoveries await in gems like Belize City, Costa Maya, and the Island of Cozumel. Experience the mystery and intrigue of the once mighty Mayan civilization beyond the palm-covered shores of the Western Caribbean with 4- to 7-day cruise departures sailing from Ft. Lauderdale.

Western Caribbean Cruise Highlights

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History & Culture

Ancient Mayan treasures blanket the Western Caribbean in captivating history, from the pyramids and temples at Altun Ha in Belize to the legendary walled city of Tulum on the Yucatan Peninsula and other relics at San Gervasio on the Island of Cozumel. Step into the shadows of this once great civilization.

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Natural Wonders

Discover the splendor of Belize's spectacular coral reef – a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the second largest living reef system in the world! Take in the beauty of underground caves on the Island of Cozumel or visit an iguana farm on the Island of Roatán.
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Special Celebrations
in Paradise

Fall in love, or back in love, celebrate your golden anniversary, blow out all the candles. We go the extra mile to make your birthday, wedding, honeymoon, anniversary or renewal of vows the most memorable yet. Princess helps create moments you’ll savor for years to come.

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Something for Everyone

While mysterious and impressive Mayan ruins like El Castillo and Altun Ha take center stage in this remarkable region, this side of the Caribbean also offers plenty of fun in the sun, snorkeling and gorgeous beaches, exotic wildlife and lush rainforests.
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Award-winning Shore Excursions

Zip line through the Belize jungle, swim with the dolphins in Ocho Rios, and snorkel or scuba dive off the Island of Cozumel or head out to sea for the famous sport fishing!

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Roundtrip Sailings from Ft. Lauderdale

This sunny city isn't just your embarkation port; it’s a gateway to the famous Florida Everglades, the popular hot spot known as South Beach and spectacular shopping.

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Extending Your Caribbean Cruise Vacation

Spend extra time - on either side of your cruise - in our most captivating cities with a Cruise Plus Hotel Package.

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